[thelist] Getting path minus document root using PHP

kasimir-k kasimir.k.lists at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 15:30:30 CST 2007

Stephen Rider scribeva in 13/12/2007 19:34:
> Example:
> $string = "/sites/mysite.com/public_html/subdirectory/myfile.php"
> I want:
> $newstring = "/subdirectory/myfile.php"
> I could just do a search/replace, but I want to watch out for the  
> (unlikely) possibility that the root path could also exist within a  
> later part of $string.  In other words, we must check that the piece  
> removed is always the _beginning_ of $string.

how about just

$newstring = preg_replace(


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